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Douglas County Department of Corrections announces inmate's death

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Posted at 3:19 PM, Mar 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-07 16:19:55-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - The Douglas County Department of Corrections announced the death of an inmate on Sunday.

Officials said 59-year-old Pah Leh was found unresponsive in his cell just before 5 a.m. Sunday. Lifesaving measures were attempted but Leh was pronounced dead.

Leh was booked into jail on March 4, 2021 on charges of terroristic threats and use of a weapon to commit a felony. He was being held without bond.

A grand jury investigation into the death is required by state law.

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